Baby quilt for a client

  One of my real job clients just had a baby boy so my team got together and asked me to make him a quilt for his new son. I love this animal fabric and think it is especially cute with the letter fabric border.    The quilting is a simple freehand stipple. I have a…

Two Years of Craft Shows and Etsy

It is so hard to believe that we have been doing craft shows for two years. Our first show was the Hermitage Craft Fair in August 2013. We started the etsy store with about 20 items and had approximately 50 pieces to sell. It was a reasonable first attempt and we learned a lot.  …

Getting Hungry

Well, not really but some of my recent embroidery projects may make you think otherwise.    First I did this fun apron that says “hot and spicy” because aprons go over very well through the fall into the winter holidays.   I also did this fun salsa towel with a real salsa recipe. I like the…

Country Treasures Quilt Shop – Chester, VT

  I have been visiting this shop for at least ten years, stopping at least one time (and often two) on my way to and from Maine. However, as my tastes have changed, and given the ease of online shopping, I am a little less enthused about this shop. Here’s the scoop.  Pulling up to the…

Threads Galore Quilt Shop, Rangeley Maine

  Threads Galore is an awesome and welcoming quilt shop in the western lakes region of Maine. I have been coming to this shop for 15 years and am always delighted with my visit. Upon arrival you are immediately greeted with the sights and smells of their beautiful flower gardens. Today, the scent of bee balm…

Sewing room for the week 

 We are up in Rangeley, Maine for the week with the Greys. There is a lot is activity during the day boating, kayaking, swimming and such but at night the house is turned into a sewing studio.    The dining room table is a fine sewing table. There is plenty of room for both our…

Spaced Out

I got this cute fabric from Fat Quarter Shop as a set a couple of months ago and finally stitched up a few baby quilts.    The simple square in a square pattern works up quick and really highlights the cute fabric.    The collection including space, planes and robots with nice plaids, camo prints…